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Eremurus robustus
Common Name: Foxtail Lily Family: Liliaceae (The Lily Family)

Eremurus robustus
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Dramatic spires of white with hint of pink (plus orange stamens and yellow pistils) rise to five feet or more from an octopus-like base of narrow strap-like leaves in early summer. Plant in a dry yet rich soil in a sunny location and do not allow other perennials to overgrow the foliage. From Turkestan.


Geogrpahical Origin:
Southwest Asia and Asia Minor
Native Habitat:
Mountain meadows on dry stony heavily graved hillsides

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourWhite/Cream 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom ColourPink 
Height6-10'  Bloom TimeSummer 
Spread12-24'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureFull - Part Sun Loves Sun Sun  Foliage ColourBluish Green 
Soil MoistureDry Average  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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Recommended Companion Plants:
Allium giganteum

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